New STAR WARS FORCES OF DESTINY Episodes Add Luke Skywalker, Rose Tico, and Maz Kanata

There’s a new season of Star Wars Forces of Destiny shorts on the horizon, and fans won’t have to wait long to see them. Disney and Lucasfilm have unveiled the first look at eight new episodes, which will bring in more familiar faces from the franchise and even incorporate events from The Last Jedi. Mark Hamill […]

BATTLEFRONT IV Concept Art Imagines a Bizarro STAR WARS with Dark Side Luke, Leia, and Obi-Wan

One of the most infamous lost video games from the galaxy far, far away was the abandoned Star Wars Battlefront III game from Free Radical Design, which was canceled nearly a decade ago by Lucasfilm despite being almost finished. But if you’ve always lamented not getting a chance to play it, you’re going to be […]

THE CLONE WARS’ James Arnold Taylor on the Challenges of Voicing Obi-Wan Kenobi

Many Star Wars fans were surprised when they first heard Obi-Wan Kenobi speak in The Clone Wars animated movie. They wondered: How did Lucasfilm convince Ewan McGregor to return to the iconic role for a cartoon? The answer was simple—they didn’t. The voice viewers were hearing wasn’t McGregor’s, but voice actor James Arnold Taylor‘s spot-on […]

BAD LIP READING Gives Leia and Tarkin a Death Star Musical Moment

Bad Lip Reading has struck again with another musical send up of a classic Star Wars moment. The latest video sets the clock back over forty years to give us the Death Star anthem we never knew we wanted. And this video found a way to make Grand Moff Tarkin even creepier than his CGI […]

THE LAST JEDI Digital Release Confirms Romantic Tension Between Rey and Kylo Ren

By now, any Star Wars fan has no doubt heard the term “Reylo” thrown around. That is, of course, the couple name for Rey and Kylo Ren, the new trilogy’s opposing Force-users who operate with something of a yin-and-yang relationship. On one side we have Rey, the blue lightsaber-wielding good guy, and on the other we have […]

Opening of THE LAST JEDI/Rian Johnson Documentary Available to Watch Now

As fans of the galaxy far, far away we tend to view every new Star Wars movie through the lens of what it means for the franchise and the characters, but what must it be like to literally look through the lens and create one? The burdens and responsibilities of being in the director’s chair […]

What Does THE LAST JEDI Novelization Tell Us About EPISODE IX?

The Last Jedi‘s novelization has been revealing all new details about the galaxy far, far away. On today’s Nerdist News Talks Back, we discussed what they might tell us about Episode IX, along with rumors of a new Grand Theft Auto, and Marvel‘s first ever story-based podcast. Leading today’s show was senior editor and host […]

Watch THE LAST JEDI’s Rian Johnson Discuss the Gorilla Walker Design (Exclusive)

“Designing a new walker was kind of our white whale.” In an exclusive clip from a featurette included with the Star Wars: The Last Jedi home release, director Rian Johnson talks about creating the AT-M6 walker, a.k.a. the gorilla walker, with design supervisor Kevin Jenkins. Given how iconic The Empire Strikes Back‘s AT-AT walker is, […]

Captain Phasma Didn’t Die in THE LAST JEDI

When she was first revealed prior to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, most people thought Captain Phasma, the silver-armored, super-badass head of the First Order’s stormtroopers, would be a major force (haha) in the film. And then, she sort of wasn’t. But when she returned in The Last Jedi, we thought “Yes! Now she’s gonna […]